Today’s Headlines

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  • Bakersfield GET bus embarks on study to improve transit (23ABC)
  • AC Transit adds a bit more bus service as riders return (SFBay)
  • Yup, there definitely are more driverless cars in San Francisco (KQED)
  • BART adds 850 parking spaces at suburban Antioch station (Local News)
  • Wayfinding – not using cell phones – is super important, but needs to be done correctly (Metropolis)
  • All of the cities on list of California’s “worst commutes” are car-dependent exurbs (KPVI)
  • Things to celebrate in infrastructure bill (Transportation For America)
  • Coalition sues EPA over air quality in Central Valley (Capital and Main)
  • For true “relief” from high gas prices, take the profit from oil companies and give it away (The Hill)
  • California has no water (SF Chronicle)
  • People believe shelter is a basic human right, but don’t necessarily want to pay for it (LA Times)
  • An idea for trading nutrients between regions to tackle pollution and food insecurity (Anthropocene)

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Today’s Headlines

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  • CA high-speed rail opponents get the final boot from court (LA Times)
  • A history of red light enforcement in Oakland (Oaklandside)
  • Former Assembly Transportation chair Jim Frazier to resign (SF Chronicle, Mercury News)
  • Pushing for transit justice (SmartCitiesDive)
  • Cruise self-driving taxi promotional videos show disregard for safe loading (Reuters)
  • This morning: Santa Cruz County invites public input on investing transportation funds (Patch)
  • Redwood City Caltrain stop may finally get the right kind of development (SF Chronicle)
  • SPUR: Expand parklet and safe streets programs, don’t abandon them (SF Chronicle)
  • Transit workers are in high demand nationwide (NY Times)
  • More on San Francisco’s lessons on designing safer left turns (Forbes)
  • Using urban forestry to battle climate inequities (Fast Company)
  • Google Street View cars, driving around endlessly, have also mapped pollution (SF Chronicle)
  • Federal report on oil drilling offers crickets on climate change – but does point out that U.S. oil reserves are being sold for way too cheap (NY Times)

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